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First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

New documentary explores the Parsi community

“We’ve been here since the beginning of the city. We’ve helped to build it. We’ve such strong nostalgia about it,” says Feroza Mistree, a cultural historian in a new documentary, titled Qissa-e-Parsi: The Parsi Story. ‘Parsi’ practically meaning Persian, ... [Published Mid Day - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bilawal greets Parsi community

Home » Karachi By KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan People’s Party, has extended greetings to Parsi community in Pakistan and the world over on the Nauroz, the beginning of new year of the minority community.Congratulating the ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Navroz, the new year festival of Parsis

This year, Navroz and Janmashatmi have coincided. The Parsi community in India celebrated their New Year festival Navroz on August 18 along with the Zoroastrian population in the world.Navroz is a pagan celebrated by the Parsis with alot of enthusiasm. ... [Published Meri News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Parsis in Delhi come together to ring in New Year

There were 275 guests expected, with Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptulla as chief guest, and Rohinton Fali Nariman, newly appointed judge to the Supreme Court, to be felicitated that evening. ... [Published The Hindu - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Navroze celebration: Parsis come together to mark ‘homecoming’

At the Parsi Anjuman in the capital on Monday. SummaryTraditional dishes such as mutton pulao, dhansak and patra ni machchi are specialities served on the occasion.Though it has been more than 13 centuries since the first Parsis landed on the shores ... [Published Indian Express - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Parsi New Year special: Cooking eggs the Parsi way

History says it allIn Persia, Parsis’ diet only consisted of pulses and meat as vegetables were hard to come by. Plus, most Parsis who were farmers ate roti/rice and meat. As the latter was not an option in India, chicken became the next option. Around ... [Published Mid Day - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 9 reports

PM Modi Greets Parsis on New Year

Agence France-PressePrime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on Independence Day.New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the Parsi community on Navroz, its new year."Navroz Mubarak to my Parsi sisters and brothers. Praying for ... [Published NDTV - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Two killed in clash

09:25 am Sambhal (UP): Two persons were shot dead and another injured in a clash between two parties over political rivalry related to panchayat polls in Rajpura area, police said today.Ramveer (40) and Rambabu (32) were shot dead when the two parties ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

9 reasons to date a Parsi

This tiny community may have just about 70,000-odd people but they are possibly the sweetest, funniest, crankiest bunch you'd ever come across!(Psst... they celebrate their New Year today!)IBut if you have, you will know just why most of us simply adore ... [Published rediff.com - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Zubin Mehta, Parsis, Mercury
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

More babies, the Parsi slogan this Navroze!

Representational picIt's Navroze time once again. But there aren't many Parsis around anymore to celebrate the festival! Sooni Taraporevala's book, 'Zoroastrians of India. Parsis: A Photographic Journey', says that according to the demographic trend, ... [Published DNA India - Aug 17 2014]
Entities: Parsis, Religion, Pune
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

A delightful Parsi New Year

NEW DELHI: A delicious aroma fills the air as cooks at the Delhi Parsi Anjuman ready crates of marinated chicken gizzard and fish. It's for the big Navroz feast today, when 200 Parsis from across Delhi and Gurgaon are going to usher in the New Year together ... [Published Times of India - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

What's cooking in the Parsi kitchen?

The aroma of curry powder, spices and marinated gosht (meat) welcomes you, along with the melodious and nonchalant banter of happy people, as you enter a  Parsi home.The magic of their cuisine lies in the ‘masala dabba’, a box that contains ground spices ... [Published Mid Day - Aug 17 2014]

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said, "Let the New Year bring happiness, prosperity and fulfillment"
...to upload the film, which has a commentary by Divya Dutta, on the social networking sites so it can reach the world of their daughters and beyond. "May be we can even convince theatre owners to play it before a feature film" says Sanjay, crossing his fingers
...Leaders of non-Congress parties, like the CPI(M)'s Brinda Karat, also felt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should control the RSS chief. "After all, from the Red Fort, the PM had said no communalism for at least 10 years" she said
Nigel Slater: "I end the day with a spicy curry, earthy with cumin and curry powder"

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New documentary explores the Parsi community [Published Mid Day - 10 hours ago]
India has miles to go in its struggle for relig... [Published SperoNews - Aug 21 2014]
A seamless part of the fabric that is Madras [Published The Hindu - Aug 21 2014]
India must never be a ‘Hindu Pakistan’ [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Bilawal greets Parsi community [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 19 2014]
Navroz, the new year festival of Parsis [Published Meri News - Aug 19 2014]
Najma Heptulla celebrates Nawroz in Delhi [Published The Hindu - Aug 19 2014]
Parsis in Delhi come together to ring in New Year [Published The Hindu - Aug 19 2014]
Navroze Mubarak, Dikra! [Published Mumbai Mirror - Aug 19 2014]
Cong slams Bhagwat for ‘fooling’ people [Published Mumbai Mirror - Aug 19 2014]
Bilawal greets Parsis on Nauroz [Published Daily Times - Aug 19 2014]
Navroze celebration: Parsis come together to ma... [Published Indian Express - Aug 18 2014]
5 People You May Not Have Known Were Parsis [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Aug 18 2014]
Parsi New Year special: Cooking eggs the Parsi way [Published Mid Day - Aug 18 2014]
Parsi New Year Celebrations From Around the World [Published NDTV - Aug 18 2014]
PM Modi Greets Parsis on New Year [Published NDTV - Aug 18 2014]
PM Narendra Modi wishes Parsis 'Happy New Year' [Published India Today - Aug 18 2014]
Two killed in clash [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Narendra Modi greets Parsis on new year [Published Headlines India - Aug 18 2014]
Modi greets Parsis on new year [Published Business Standard India - Aug 18 2014]
Modi greets Parsis on new year [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 18 2014]
9 reasons to date a Parsi [Published rediff.com - Aug 18 2014]
Parsis get ready to whip up feast for Navroz [Published Times of India - Aug 17 2014]
Navroze Nom Nom [Published Indian Express - Aug 17 2014]
A delightful Parsi New Year [Published Times of India - Aug 17 2014]
Pune's Parsis all set for Navroz [Published Sakaal Times - Aug 17 2014]
President greets Parsis on Navroz [Published TruthDive - Aug 17 2014]
President greets Parsis on Navroz [Published Ani News - Aug 17 2014]
What's cooking in the Parsi kitchen? [Published Mid Day - Aug 17 2014]
Why It Feels Like a 'Crime' to Be Christian in ... [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 17 2014]
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5 People You May Not Have Known Were Parsis [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Aug 18 2014]
Parsis, a group of Zoroastrians who emigrated from Persia to India more than a thousand years ago, celebrate their new year, or Navroz, on Monday. Here are some of India’s most well-known Parsis. ...
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